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Published May 18 2013

Namedroppers - 05/19/13

NDSU NEWS: Fargo students Connor Dunn, son of Dan and Pauline Dunn, Fargo, and Greta Herschlip, daughter of Mark Herschlip and Pamela Sund Herschlip, have been admitted to North Dakota State University “with distinction.” Distinction means that NDSU is acknowledging them as honor students.

SCHOLARSHIPS AND GRANTS: Sarah Schaeffer, of West Fargo, was selected by the North Dakota Jaycee Senate as one of four students to receive a $300 Lisa Burdolski Memorial Scholarship. The North Dakota Jaycee Senate is comprised of former Jaycee members who give back to the Jaycee organization by mentoring young professionals who are current Jaycee members.

Greta Miller, daughter of Greg and Brenda Distad, Moorhead, has been selected to receive a Green Memorial Scholarship from Southwest Minnesota State University, Marshall. Recipients are recognized for their academic accomplishments and outstanding leadership abilities.

Matthew Lorenz, son of Pam and Gary Lorenz, Fargo, has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from the North Dakota League of Cities Jan Jordan Scholarship Fund. Applicants must be a child or grandchild of a city employee or elected official and be a fulltime student at an accredited North Dakota college or university. Gary Lorenz is the assistant fire chief in Fargo.

COLLEGE BOUND: Nicholas Honer, Dent, Minn., has been accepted to attend the University of Minnesota, Morris.

BOYS STATE: Harwood American Legion Post 297 has selected the following students to attend North Dakota Boys State at North Dakota State College of Science in Wahpeton: Bryce Karl, son of Tim and Kathy Karl, Harwood; Jerricoh Hansen, son of Darci Claude, Fargo; TJ Hochstetler, son of Todd and Teresa Hochstetler, Arthur; Garrett Styf, son of Terry and Tara Styf, West Fargo; Cameron Pederson, son of Brian and Marla Pederson, West Fargo; Nathan Kapaun, son of Jim and Tammy Kapaun, Fargo; Brandon Byron, son of Jeff and Sharon Byron, Fargo; Cole Bachmeier, son of Jeff and Eileen Bachmeier, West Fargo; Jayce Gravdahl, son of David and Beverly Gravdahl, West Fargo; Lance Wilson, son of Lee and Joan Wilson, Harwood; and Nick Sopp, son of Tom and Dianna Sopp, Harwood.

“Namedroppers” is an occasional Sunday column featuring neighborhood and community news. Contact Angie Wieck at (701) 241-5501 or email her at awieck@forumcomm.com to find out how to submit your news and accomplishments.